2017 Goal - Connect  30 women with Kiva Loans

After 25 years of making money for others, Carleen became a business owner thanks to a Kiva U.S. Micro-Loan supported by the Women’s Foundation of Southwest Florida.  She turned a small profit and earned a small income in the first year. Thanks to a successful repayment of her first Kiva loan and with the help of an SBA loan, the business has moved into expanded space and hiring more people. Become a Kiva Trustee or Lender and help the Women’s Foundation increase the borrowing power of female entrepreneurs in Southwest Florida. Learn more